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Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2020/177 of 11 February 2020 amending Council Directives 66/401/EEC, 66/402/EEC, 68/193/EEC, 2002/55/EC, 2002/56/EC and 2002/57/EC, Commission Directives 93/49/EEC and 93/61/EEC and Implementing Directives 2014/21/EU and 2014/98/EU as regards pests of plants on seeds and other plant reproductive material (Text with EEA relevance)

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ANNEX I Amendment of Directive 66/401/EEC

Directive 66/401/EEC is amended as follows:

(1)

in Annex I, point 5 is replaced by the following:

The crop shall be practically free from any pests which reduce the usefulness and quality of the seed.

The crop shall also comply with the requirements concerning Union quarantine pests, protected zone quarantine pests and regulated non-quarantine pests (“RNQPs”) provided for in implementing acts adopted pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2016/2031(1) as well as the measures adopted pursuant to Article 30(1) of that Regulation;

The presence of RNQPs on the crop and the respective categories shall comply with the following requirements as set out in the table:

RNQPs or symptoms caused by RNQPsPlants for planting (genus or species)Thresholds for the production of pre-basic seedThresholds for the production of basic seedThresholds for the production of certified seed
Clavibacter michiganensis ssp. insidiosus (McCulloch 1925) Davis et al. [CORBIN] Medicago sativa L.0 %0 %0 %
Ditylenchus dipsaci (Kuehn) Filipjev [DITYDI] Medicago sativa L.0 %0 %0 %
(2)

in Annex II (I), point 3 is replaced by the following:

The seed shall be practically free from any pests which reduce the usefulness and quality of the seed.

The seed shall also comply with the requirements concerning Union quarantine pests, protected zone quarantine pests and RNQPs provided for in implementing acts adopted pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2016/2031, as well as the measures adopted pursuant to Article 30(1) of that Regulation.

The presence of RNQPs on the seeds and the respective categories shall comply with the following requirements as set out in the table:

RNQPs or symptoms caused by RNQPsPlants for planting (genus or species)Thresholds for pre-basic seedThresholds for basic seedThresholds certified seed
Clavibacter michiganensis ssp. Insidiosus (McCulloch 1925) Davis et al. [CORBIN] Medicago sativa L.0 %0 %0 %
Ditylenchus dipsaci (Kuehn) Filipjev [DITYDI] Medicago sativa L.0 %0 %0 %
(1)

Regulation (EU) 2016/2031 of the European Parliament of the Council of 26 October 2016 on protective measures against pests of plants, amending Regulations (EU) No 228/2013, (EU) No 652/2014 and (EU) No 1143/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Council Directives 69/464/EEC, 74/647/EEC, 93/85/EEC, 98/57/EC, 2000/29/EC, 2006/91/EC and 2007/33/EC (OJ L 317, 23.11.2016, p. 4).’

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